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[texts]CPA: Boycott The Elections - Communist Party of America
"Boycott the Elections" -- a leaflet of the Communist Party of America, October 1920 Ultra-revolutionary leaflet of the fledgling Communist Party of America issued just prior to the November 1920 elections. Hand-typed from a specimen preserved by the Bureau of Investigation, forerunner of the modern FBI. Source: DoJ/BoI Investigative Files, NARA collection M-1085, reel 914, file 180337-33-1/1. According to internal Communist Party documents, 225,000 copies of this leaflet were produced...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Communist Party USA; leaflets; insurrection
Downloads: 44
[texts]Pages from Party History (Feb. 1929) - Jay Lovestone
"Page from Party History" by Jay Lovestone Published by Workers Library Publishers, New York, n.d. [February 1929]. This pamphlet by General Secretary of the Communist Party, USA, Jay Lovestone, it a triumphalist factional shot at the minority opposition of William Z. Foster, Alexander Bittelman. This group formerly ruled the Communist Party during the middle 1920s, together with key allies James P...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; Communist Party (Majority Group); Communist Party USA (Opposition); CP(MG); Communism -- United States; Jay Lovestone
Downloads: 114
[texts]Constitution of the Independent Labor League of America - July 1938
Constitution of the Independent Labor League of Ameriica Approved by the 7th National Convention, New York City, July 1938 This is the fourth and final organizational permutation of the so-called "Lovestoneite" movement, a group which emerged in the fall of 1929 as the Communist Party of the USA (Majority Group). After the commencement of secret police terror in the Soviet Union in 1936, the Communist Party Opposition moved farther and farther away from their Marxist-Leninist roots and more towa...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; Communist Party (Majority Group); Communist Party USA (Opposition); CP(MG); Independent Communist Labor League; ICLL; Independent Labor League of America; ILLA; Communism -- United States; Jay Lovestone
Downloads: 64
[texts]Significance of the Comintern Address - Communist Party, USA
"The Significance of the Comintern Address" Unsigned lead article from "The Communist," theoretical journal of the Communist Party, USA Volume 8, No. 6 (June 1929), pp. 291-302. Max Bedacht, editor This lead article details the May 1929 sessions of the American Commission of the Presidium of the Communist International and the efforts of the 10 member delegation headed by former Executive Secretary Jay Lovestone and current Executive Secretary Benjamin Gitlow to ward off efforts off intervention...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; Communist Party (Majority Group); Communist Party USA (Opposition); CP(MG); Communism -- United States; Jay Lovestone; Benjamin Gitlow; Comintern; Communist International
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[texts]Otto E. Huiswoud Delegate Survey Form - March 1929 - Otto E. Huiswoud
Delegate Survey Form completed by Otto E. Huiswoud for the 6th National Convention of the Workers (Communist) Party of America. Over 180 voting delegates, alternates, fraternal delegates, and guests to the 6th National Convention of the Communist Party of America completed survey forms for the party archives, detailing their age, address, citizenship status, social origins, previous organizational memberships, arrest history, and union affiliation...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; W(C)PA; Otto Huiswoud; Otto Huiswood
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[texts]Establishing International Publishers - Nicholas Dozenberg (1882-1954)
"Letter to Alexander Trachtenberg in New York from Nicholas Dozenberg in Chicago, June 19, 1924." Copy of a letter in the CPUSA/Comintern Archives in Moscow discussing the formation of International Publishers, a publishing arm of the Communist Party USA. At the time of this writing, Trachtenberg was first contemplating the organization and direction of International Publishers, while Dozenberg was the head of the Literature Department of the Workers Party of America, as the CPUSA was known at t...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Communist Party USA; Workers Party of America; Nicholas Dozenberg; Alexander Trachtenberg; radical publishing; United States; International Publishers
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[texts]Baumgardner Memorandum of 19 June 1958 - F.J. Baumgardner
FBI Memorandum on Operation SOLO, June 19, 1958 from F.J. Baumgardner to W.C. Thornton This 21 page memorandum summarizes the genesis of the FBI's Operation SOLO, in which its secret operative, Morris Childs, was installed as confidential courier transmitting information from the Communist Party of the United States to Moscow and funds from Moscow to the financially strapped American party. Childs' mission, this document details, was to be a secret operation directed by Eugene Dennis, favorite o...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Espionage; Counter-Espionage; Morris Childs; Jack Childs; Eugene Dennis; Gus Hall
Downloads: 184
[texts]Night Riders in Gallup - Louis Coleman
Night Riders in Gallup by Louis Coleman Pamphlet published by International Labor Defense (ILD), New York. First edition was May 1935. This version: Third Printing, June 1935 (85,001-100,000). Graphic pdf of a pamphlet published by International Labor Defense (ILD), issued following the May 2, 1935 kidnapping of high CPUSA functionary Robert Minor and ILD lawyer David Levinson in Gallup, New Mexico...
Keywords: labor defense; International Labor Defense; ILD; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; labor history; strike movement; New Mexico; Robert Minor; David Levinson
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[texts]Worker Correspondents (1925) - William F. Dunne (1887-1953)
"Worker Correspondents: What, Where, When, Why, How?" by William F. Dunne Little Red Library no. 4. Undated pamphlet, published in 1925 in Chicago by the Daily Worker Publishing Co. Edition of 10,000 copies. No copyright notice in original publication, published in USA between 1923 and 1978, public domain. This small pamphlet, originally produced in 32-mo format, is a how-to guide for workers to contribute journalism to the labor and communist press -- an American reflection of the "RabKorr" (Wo...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Correspondence movement; Rabkor; Little Red Library; Workers (Communist) Party of America; Workers Party of America
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[texts]Ruthenberg is Dead - Political Committee of the Central Executive Committee of the Workers (Communist) Party of America
"Ruthenberg is Dead." Obituary statement of the Political Committee of the Central Executive Committee of theWorkers (Communist) Party of America. First published in The Daily Worker, vol. 4, no. 42 (March 3, 1927), pg. 1. On March 2, 1927, 44-year old General Secretary of the Workers (Communist) Party of America C.E. Ruthenberg succumbed following emergency surgery for acute appendicitis which developed into peritonitis...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; Charles Emil Ruthenberg; C.E. Ruthenberg; Jay Lovestone; American radicalism
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[texts]FBI SOLO Files - Mar 1958 to Aug 1960 - Morris Childs
FBI SOLO Files - March 1958 to August 1960 This massive file -- over 200 megs in size and containing nearly 3200 pages of material, combines 22 separate files released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2011 relating to its Operation SOLO operation of infiltration of the Communist Party USA. Some material here has been redacted by the FBI during the declassification process. Use the "bookmarks" function of the Acrobat PDF Reader to skip from one to the next of the FBI's original pdf docum...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Espionage; Counter-Espionage; Morris Childs; Jack Childs; Eugene Dennis; Gus Hall
Downloads: 152
[texts]FBI Files on Operation Solo - U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
This is an incomplete set of documents from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation file on "Operation Solo"-- the agency's use of Morris and Jack Childs as high-level informants working within Communist Party USA. The file number is 100-HQ-428091. For more information about Operation Solo, see the National Security Archive's summary of these files by historian Tim Weiner: http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB375/These documents were downloaded directly from the FBI's web site here: http:...
Keywords: Morris Childs; Communist Party USA (CPUSA); infiltrate; espionage; intelligence; Jack Childs; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Operation Solo; Tim Weiner
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[texts]Letter to C.E. Ruthenberg from Anthony Bimba - 8 Oct 1924 - Anthony Bimba (1894-1982)
Letter to C.E. Ruthenberg, Executive Secretary, Workers Party of America in Chicago, from Anthony Bimba, Editor of Laisve, Brooklyn, NY, Oct. 8, 1924.This letter to Executive Secretary Ruthenberg from Lithuanian-American Communist journalist Antanas "Anthony" Bimba is extremely interesting on two levels. First, Bimba is critical of the tendency to issue frequent monetary appeals, in this case for the Daily Worker, and he claims that the constant pleading for funds is disorganizing the party: ".....
Keywords: Communism; United States; Marxism; Socialism; radicalism; LIthuanian Socialist Federation; Lithuanian Communist Federation; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Charles Ruthenberg; Workers Party of America; WPA
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[texts]C P A Official Bulletin 1 Circa May 1921 - Communist Party of America
Official Bulletin No. 1 of the unified Communist Party of America, circa May 28, 1921 This document was issued by the unified Communist Party of America to inform its members of the party's formal formation by merger of the old Communist Party of America and the United Communist Party at the secret convention of May 15-28, 1921. The gathering was held outdoors near the premises of the Overlook Mountain House hotel, outside of Woodstock, New York...
Keywords: Communist Party of America; Communist Party USA; Communist Party; CPA; CPUSA; Socialist Party of America; Socialist Party USA; SPUSA; American radicalism; radical publications; communism
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[texts]Socialist News Nov 1919 - W.E. "Bud" Reynolds (editor)
Socialist News [Cleveland], volume 5, whole no. 256 (November 1, 1919). Formerly the official organ of Local Cleveland, Socialist Party of America, this publication raised a new flag briefly in the Fall of 1919 as the organ of "The Communist Party of Cleveland and Vicinity."

Microfilm of The Cleveland Socialist News (1914-1919) is through the New York Public Library. Unfortunately, this material terminates in April 1919, shortly before the suspension of the Socialist Party of Ohio from the ...
Keywords: Communist Party of America; Communist Party USA; Communist Party; CPA; CPUSA; Socialist Party of America; Socialist Party USA; SPUSA; American radicalism; radical publications; communism
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[texts]Speech to the CPUSA National Committee - June 18, 1945 - Earl Browder
"Speech to the CPUSA National Committee - June 18, 1945 by Earl Browder Reprinted from "Discussion Bulletin No. 9." San Francisco: California State Committee, CPA, July 1945; pp. 1-3, 6, 8. This is a massively long defense of the wartime policies of his administration by recently cashiered General Secretary Earl Browder. Browder makes his defense by reciting a massive number of quotations from his own wartime speeches and writings as well as two from Lenin -- this endless regurgitation represent...
Keywords: Communism — United States; Radicalism; Socialism — United States; Earl Browder; Communist International; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Communist Political Association; CPA
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[texts]C P A Official Bulletin 2 Circa 15 Aug 1921 - Communist Party of America, Section of the Communist International
Organizational newsletter of the unified Communist Party of America, officially known as the "Communist Party of America, Section of the Communist Internantional." This is the second of two typeset issues called thee "Official Bulletin" of the group. This issue contains an extensive summary of the decisions of the governing Central Executive Committee of the organization, including the rulings on the question of membership transfers to Soviet Russia and the membership status of Harry Moore Wicks...
Keywords: Communist Party of America; Communist Party USA; Communist Party; CPA; CPUSA; Socialist Party of America; Socialist Party USA; SPUSA; American radicalism; radical publications; communism
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[texts]Socialist Party of America Membership 1903-1932 - Socialist Party of America
Official membership series of the Socialist Party of America, 1903-1932 This document, published for internal use of the party's National Executive Committee, details the official series of average monthly paid memberships for the Socialist Party of America. Covered are the years 1903 (the first year for which centralized dues records were maintained) through the first 10 months of 1932 (the peak of interest in the Norman Thomas Presidential election campaign of that year)...
Keywords: Socialism--History; Socialist Party of America; Socialist Party USA; Socialist Party; SPA; SPUSA; Proletarian Party of America; Proletarian Party; PPA; Communism; Workers University; Communist Party of America; Communist Party USA; CPA; CPUSA; John Keracher; The Proletarian
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[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 6 - Oliver Carlson (ed.)
The Young Worker: Official Organ of the Young Workers League Volume 1, Number 6 (October 1922). Published in Chicago by the Young Workers League of America. Oliver Carlson, Editor. CONTENTS: "Editorial: On the Right Track." "Editorial: Back to the Poison Factories." "Editorial: Injunction and Young Scabs." "Editorial: Third Congress of the YCI." Jack Carney: "The Future is With the Young." Harry Young: "No More War?" "British Workers Hold Congress" (YCLGB)...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]Proletarian Bulletin - July 1933 - Proletarian Party of America
Proletarian Bulletin July 1933 Internal discussion bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America Dated but not volume numbered. Produced in San Francisco, CA. Extremely rare internal bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America. Financial reports show the seven separate party funds increasing by about $390 during the last three weeks of June 1933 and the first week of July. Pre-convention discussion continues with an opening piece by Morris Prizant of San Francisco on the need to overcome individ...
Keywords: Proletarian Party of America; PPA; American radicalism; Communism -- United States; Socialist Party of Michigan; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; left communism; John Keracher; C.M. O'Brien
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[texts]Proletarian Bulletin - June 1933 - Proletarian Party of America
Proletarian Bulletin June 1933 Internal discussion bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America Dated but not volume numbered. Produced in San Francisco, CA. Extremely rare internal bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America. Financial reports show seven separate funds, the sum of which grew by less than $350 from late April 1933 through the first week of June. Active party locals (11) included: Chicago, IL; Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, and Jackson, MI; San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA; Roch...
Keywords: Proletarian Party of America; PPA; American radicalism; Communism -- United States; Socialist Party of Michigan; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; left communism; John Keracher; C.M. O'Brien
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[texts]Proletarian Bulletin - Jan 1933 - Proletarian Party of America
Proletarian Bulletin January 1933 Internal discussion bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America Dated but not volume numbered. Produced in San Francisco, CA. Extremely rare mimeographed internal bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America. Includes a brief report on the NEC meeting of Dec. 31 1932 to Jan. 3, 1933, held in Detroit. The PPA ran candidates in the Nov. 1932 Michigan elections, it was reported, receiving about 300 votes each...
Keywords: Proletarian Party of America; PPA; American radicalism; Communism -- United States; Socialist Party of Michigan; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; left communism; John Keracher; C.M. O'Brien
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[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 3 - Max Shachtman (ed.)
The Young Worker: Official Organ of the Young Workers League Volume 1, Number 3 (May 1922). Published by the Young Workers League, New York. Max Shachtman, editor. CONTENTS: "A United Front of Juvenile Labor in Denmark." "Editorial: May Day Has Come." "Editorial: "The Young Workers League Convention." "Editorial: Genoa -- Another Broken Rung." Rose Pastor Stokes: "Two Sketches." W. Schneiderman: "The Awakening." Tony Wishtart: "Montani Semper Liberi: The Freedom of the West Virginia Working-Clas...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]Formation of the Proletarian Party of America, Part 1 - Tim Davenport
Formation of the Proletarian Party of America, 1913-1923: Part 1: John Keracher's Proletarian University and the Establishment of the Communist Party of America" by Tim Davenport First installment of a two-part study of the origins of the Proletarian Party of America, lead by Scottish emigrant John Keracher. Originating in the city of Detroit, the revolutionary socialist Keracher "Proletarian University" faction won control of the Socialist Party of Michigan in 1918 and lead the organization on ...
Keywords: Socialism--History; Socialist Party of America; Socialist Party USA; Socialist Party; SPA; SPUSA; Proletarian Party of America; Proletarian Party; PPA; Communism; Workers University; Communist Party of America; Communist Party USA; CPA; CPUSA; John Keracher; The Proletarian
Downloads: 150
[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 2 - Max Shachtman (ed.)
The Young Worker: Official Organ of the Young Workers League Volume 1, Number 2 (March-April 1922). Published by the Young Workers League, New York. Max Shachtman, editor. Contents: Max Shachtman: "Editorial: Our National Organ." Max Shachtman: "Editorial: International of Youth." Max Shachtman: "Editorial: To Work!" Harry Gannes: "They Do the Dirty Work." "The Morals of the Movies: A Review of the Arbuckle Case." Ernest Todd: "Spring" (poem)...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 1 - Young Workers League of America
Youth, forerunner publication of The Young Worker. Official Organ of the Young Workers League of America Volume 1, Number 1 (February 1922) Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Contents: "Editorial: Our Paper -- Your Paper." "Editorial: A National Young Workers' League." "Editorial: International Liebknecht Day." "Editorial: Reaching the Youth." A. Wanderer: "Some Young Communists of Europe." E...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]The Liberator - vol 1 no 01 - Max Eastman (ed.)
The Liberator. Volume 1, Number 1, Whole Number 1 (March 1918). Max Eastman, editor. CONTENTS: Max Eastman: Editorials. Arturo Giovannitti: "Anniversary" (poem); Howard Brubaker: "The One-Armed Patriot." Elizabeth Irons Folsom: "The Revolt of the Flesh." Jean Starr Untermeyer: "Church Sociable" (poem). Helen Keller: "In Belhalf of the IWW." John Reed: "Red Russia: The Triumph of the Bolsheviki" (Part 1)...
Keywords: Max Eastman; Crystal Eastman; Industrial Workers of the World; IWW; Socialist Party of America; SPA; radicalism; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; marxism; liberalism; progressive era; reform; bohemianism
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[texts]Death of Al Renner - John Keracher
"Death of Al Renner," by John Keracher First published in Proletarian News (Chicago), vol. 18, no. 9, whole no. 198 (Sept. 1949), pp. 2, 8. Memorial obituary of Communist Party of America founding member Albert Renner (1887-1949) by National Secretary of the Proletarian Party of America John Keracher. Keracher recalls his longtime comrade from Detroit as a committed trade union activist, including time spent as President of the Michigan Federation of Hotel, Restaurant and Bartenders Unions (AFL)...
Keywords: Proletarian Party of America; PPA; American radicalism; Communism -- United States; Socialist Party of Michigan; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; St. Louis Emergency National Convention; Trade unionism -- United States; Albert Renner (1887-1949)
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[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 8 - Oliver Carlson (ed.)
The Young Worker: Official Organ of the Young Workers League. Volume 1, Number 8 (December 1922). Published in Chicago by the National Executive Committee of the Young Workers League of America. Oliver Carlson, Editor. CONTENTS: Editorial: "An American Fascisti." Editorial: "Ever Present Red Youth." Editorial: "Orphans of the Working Class." Clude Bealy: "Youth in America's Coal Fields." S.B. Fields: "The Movement -- 'As She Is.'" C...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 4 - Oliver Carlson (ed.)
The Young Worker: Official Organ of the Young Workers League. Volume 1, Number 1 (June-July 1922). Oliver Carlson, editor. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. CONTENTS: C. Revilo: "Song of Youth" (poem). "The Dawn's in the East." Oliver Carlson: "Editorial: Our League Established." Oliver Carlson: "Editorial: 'American Freedom.'" Oliver Carlson: "Editorial: Child Labor." Martin Abern: "Are We Tryng to Break the Unions?" Harry Gannes and William Z...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 5 - Oliver Carlson (ed.)
The Young Worker: Official Organ of the Young Workers League Volume 1, Number 5 (Aug.-Sept. 1922). Published in Chicago by Young Workers League of America. Oliver Carlson, Editor. CONTENTS: "News of the Leagues." "The Day of Youth" (International Youth Day -- Sept. 3). Harry Gannes: "Crime and the Working Class Youth." Martin Abern: "'Culture,' Science and Working Class Education." Leon Trotsky: "Lenin: A Working-Class Leader of the Times." Oliver Carlson: "National Internationalism." John G...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]Proletarian Bulletin - Aug 1933 - Proletarian Party of America
Proletarian Bulletin August 1933 Internal discussion bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America Dated but not volume numbered. Produced in San Francisco, CA. Extremely rare internal bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America. With the convention scheduled for Labor Day, no financial reports are presented; instead there is final pre-convention discussion. Stanley Novak of Detroit (an adherent of the reform faction) takes on views expressed in print by party regular C.M...
Keywords: Proletarian Party of America; PPA; American radicalism; Communism -- United States; Socialist Party of Michigan; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; left communism; John Keracher; C.M. O'Brien
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[texts]The Liberator - vol 1 no 02 - Max Eastman (ed.)
The Liberator. Volume 1, Number 2 (April 1918). Max Eastman, editor. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. CONTENTS: Cover: "Miss Anita Loos," by Frank Walts. Max Eastman: Editorials. Ruth R. Pearson: "To Woodrow Wilson" (poem). Beulah Amidon, John Storrs, Hortense Flexner, Ruth Pickering, Helen Hoyt: Poetry. Max Eastman: "China's Paintings." Vladimir Lossieff (trans.): "The Terrorist" (fiction)...
Keywords: Max Eastman; Crystal Eastman; Industrial Workers of the World; IWW; Socialist Party of America; SPA; radicalism; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; marxism; liberalism; progressive era; reform; bohemianism
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[texts]The Crisis in the Communist Party - James Casey
The Crisis in the Communist Party by James Casey Published by Three Arrows Press, New York, circa late Nov. 1936. Full pamphlet by Socialist Party partisan James Casey criticizing from the left the new "People's Front" line of the Communist Party USA. The People's Front represented a fundamental departure from "the fundamental teachins of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels" as well as disowning "in deeds, if not yet in words, all of the preachings and hopes of Nicolai Lenin, great interpreter of Mar...
Keywords: Marxism -- United States; revolutionary socialism; Socialist Party of America; SPA; Socialist Party USA; SPUSA; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; Earl Browder; revisionism; People's Front; Popular Front
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[texts]Manifesto on the Workers Party of America (1922) - Central Caucus faction Communist Party of America
"Manifesto of the Communist Party of America on the Workers' Party" Issued by the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of America [Central Caucus faction] "J. Davis," Executive Secretary This rare leaflet of the splinter Communist Party of America established in January 1922 by the so-called "Central Caucus" headed by John J. Ballam, George Ashkenuzi, Oscar Tyverovsky, and Charles Dirba, attacks the Legal Political Party of the regular CPA as "a menace to the proletariat of America...
Keywords: Communist Party USA; Central Caucus faction; CPUSA; CPA; Communist Party of America Section of the Communist International; Charles Dirba; J. Davis; George Ashkenuzi; George Ashkenudzie; Oscar Tyverovsky; Left Opposition
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[texts]First Report, Un-American Activities in Washington State, 1948 - Albert F. Canwell, et al.
First Report, Un-American Activities in Washington State, 1948: Report of Joint Fact Finding Committee on Un-American Activities: Established by the Thirtieth Legislature under House Concurrent Resolution No. 10. Olympia, WA: The House, n.d. [1948]. by Albert F. Canwell, et al. First of two reports of the Canwell Commission of the Washington State Legislature, a state-level committee to investigate Communist activities and influence in the state modeled after the U.S...
Keywords: Canwell Commission; Canwell Committee; Washington State; Communism; Communist Party; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Commonwealth Builders; Commonwealth Federation of Washington; Howard Costigan; Hugh DeLacy; Joseph Zack Kornfeder; Harry Bridges; anti-Communism; McCarthyism; red scare
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[texts]Proletarian Bulletin - May 1933 - Proletarian Party of America
Proletarian Bulletin May 1933 Internal discussion bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America Dated but not volume numbered. Produced in San Francisco, CA. Extremely rare mimeographed internal bulletin of the Proletarian Party of America. As the NEC had postponed the forthcoming national convention from May 27 until Labor Day, pre-convention internal discussion was correspondingly extended to Aug...
Keywords: Proletarian Party of America; PPA; American radicalism; Communism -- United States; Socialist Party of Michigan; Communist Party of America; CPA; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; left communism; John Keracher; C.M. O'Brien
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[texts]Young Worker - Vol 1 - No 7 - Oliver Carlson (ed.)
The Young Worker: Official Organ of the Young Workers League. Volume 1, Number 7 (November 1922). Published in Chicago by the Young Workers League of America. Oliver Carlson, Editor. CONTENTS: Editorial: "'Corrupting the Youth.'" Editorial: "Is This Not Murder!" Oliver Carlson: "Yesterday - Today - Tomorrow." "A Worker-Soldier Writes Us" (Leslie R. Hurt, World War Veterans). ECYCI: "Why a United Front of Young Workers." Martin Abern and Paul Stevens: "The Young Workers League is Discovered!" (Am...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Radicalism; Youth Movement; Young Workers League of America; YWLA; YWL; Yowls; Young Communist League of America; YCLA; YCL; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Workers Party of America (WPA)
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[texts]The Militant Vol 5 -1932 - James P. Cannon (editor)
The Militant "Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America (Opposition)" Volume 5, 1932 Editorial Board: Martin Abern, James P Cannon, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, Arne Swabeck This fifth volume of the official weekly newspaper of the American Trotskyist Opposition features 51 issues and over 200 pages of content. Numerous articles are included by such leaders of the Left Opposition as Leon Trotsky, Jim Cannon, Arne Swabeck, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, and others...
Keywords: Socialism -- United States -- Publications; Communist League of America; CLA; Trotskyism; Communism; Communist Party USA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; CPUSA; W(C)PA; James P. Cannon; Martin Abern; Max Shachtman
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[texts]Second Report, Un-American activities in Washington State, 1948 - Albert F. Canwell, et al.
Second Report, Un-American activities in Washington State, 1948: Report of Joint Fact Finding Committee on Un-American Activities: Established by the Thirtieth Legislature under House Concurrent Resolution No. 10. Olympia, WA: The House, n.d. [1948]. by Albert F. Canwell, et al. Second of two reports of the Canwell Commission of the Washington State Legislature, a state-level committee to investigate Communist activities and influence in the state modeled after the U.S...
Keywords: Canwell Commission; Canwell Committee; Washington State; Communism; Communist Party; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Commonwealth Builders; Commonwealth Federation of Washington; J.B. Matthews; University of Washington; anti-Communism; McCarthyism; red scare
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[texts]The Militant Vol 3 -1930 - James P. Cannon (editor)
The Militant "Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America (Opposition)" Volume 3, 1930 James P. Cannon, editor. Martin Abern and Max Shachtman, assistant editors This third volume of the official newspaper of the American Trotskyist Opposition features 34 issues, a reflection of an attempted move to a weekly publication cycle. Numerous articles are included by such leaders of the Left Opposition as Leon Trotsky, Jim Cannon, Arne Swabeck, Max Shachtman, Christian Rakovsky, Maurice Spector, an...
Keywords: Socialism -- United States -- Publications; Communist League of America; CLA; Trotskyism; Communism; Communist Party USA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; CPUSA; W(C)PA; James P. Cannon; Martin Abern; Max Shachtman
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[texts]The Militant Vol 4 -1931 - James P. Cannon (editor)
The Militant "Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America (Opposition)" Volume 4, 1931 Editorial Board: Martin Abern, James P Cannon, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, Arne Swabeck This fifth volume of the official weekly newspaper of the American Trotskyist Opposition features 51 issues and over 200 pages of content. Numerous articles are included by such leaders of the Left Opposition as Leon Trotsky, Jim Cannon, Arne Swabeck, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, and others...
Keywords: Socialism -- United States -- Publications; Communist League of America; CLA; Trotskyism; Communism; Communist Party USA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; CPUSA; W(C)PA; James P. Cannon; Martin Abern; Max Shachtman
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[texts]The Militant Vol 6 -1933 - James P. Cannon (editor)
The Militant "Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America (Opposition)" Volume 6, 1933 Editorial Board: Martin Abern, James P Cannon, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, Arne Swabeck This sixth volume of the official weekly newspaper of the American Trotskyist Opposition features nearly 200 broadsheet pages of content. Numerous articles are included by such leaders of the Left Opposition as Leon Trotsky, Jim Cannon, Arne Swabeck, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, and others...
Keywords: Socialism -- United States -- Publications; Communist League of America; CLA; Trotskyism; Communism; Communist Party USA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; CPUSA; W(C)PA; James P. Cannon; Martin Abern; Max Shachtman
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[texts]The Militant Vol 7 -1934 - James P. Cannon (editor)
The Militant "Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America (Opposition)" Volume 7, 1934 Editorial Board: Martin Abern, James P Cannon, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, Arne Swabeck This sixth volume of the official weekly newspaper of the American Trotskyist Opposition features nearly 200 broadsheet pages of content. Numerous articles are included by such leaders of the Left Opposition as Leon Trotsky, Jim Cannon, Arne Swabeck, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, and others...
Keywords: Socialism -- United States -- Publications; Communist League of America; CLA; Trotskyism; Communism; Communist Party USA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; CPUSA; W(C)PA; James P. Cannon; Martin Abern; Max Shachtman
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[texts]The Militant Vol 2 -1929 - James P. Cannon (editor)
The Militant "Semi-Monthly Organ of the Opposition Group in the Workers (Communist) Party" Volume 2, 1929 James P. Cannon, editor. Martin Abern and Max Shachtman, assistant editors. This second volume of the bi-weekly newspaper of the American Trotskyist Opposition features 22 issues, including copious material by Leon Trotsky, James P. Cannon, Max Shachtman, Maurice Spector, and others. This document was created by Martin Goodman of the Riazanov Library Digitization Project and uploaded to Arch...
Keywords: Socialism -- United States -- Publications; Communist League of America; CLA; Trotskyism; Communism; Communist Party USA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; CPUSA; W(C)PA; James P. Cannon; Martin Abern; Max Shachtman
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[texts]The Militant Vol 1 -1928 - James P. Cannon (editor)
The Militant "Semi-Monthly Organ of the Opposition Group in the Workers (Communist) Party" Volume 1, 1928 James P. Cannon, editor. Martin Abern and Max Shachtman, assistant editors. This first volume of the Trotskyist opposition expelled from the American Communist Party is a short set, just three bi-weekly issues (Nov. 15, Dec. 1, Dec. 15, 1928). The volume leads off with the programmatic declaration of the three editors, "For the Russian Opposition!" and includes a long statement by Cannon "Co...
Keywords: Socialism -- United States -- Publications; Communist League of America; CLA; Trotskyism; Communism; Communist Party USA; Workers (Communist) Party of America; CPUSA; W(C)PA; James P. Cannon; Martin Abern; Max Shachtman
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[texts]Socialist and Syndicalist Movements in France - William Z. Foster (1881-1961)
The Socialist and Syndicalist Movements in France by William Z. Foster An article first published in Industrial Worker [Spokane, WA], vol. 3, no. 1, whole no. 105 (March 23, 1911), pp. 1, 4. Published in the USA prior to 1923, contents public domain. Former Socialist turned hardline Syndicalist William Z. Foster takes on a fundamental premise of American socialist ideology in this lengthy article from the IWW press -- the notion that the workers' movement advances through joint party-political a...
Keywords: Communism -- United States; Marxism -- United States; Syndicalism -- United States; Radicalism; Industrial Workers of the World; IWW; Communist Party USA; CPUSA; Communist Party of America; CPA; Socialist Party of America; SPA; anarchism; socialism; Marxism; labor history; General Confederation of Labor; Confederation generale du travail; CGT
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[texts]Communist Labor Issue 5 - 1 May 1920 - Communist Labor Party of America
Communist Labor (New York) Official organ of the Communist Labor Party of America Issue number 5, May 1, 1920 (Goldwater no. 54) Only six issues of this underground organ of the Communist Labor Party of America (CLP) were produced, the first dated December 6, 1919 and the last dated May 15, 1920. This is the fifth of those issues, an eight page edition for May Day 1920, featuring two cartoons by Robert Minor...
Keywords: Communism -- United States -- Periodicals; Communist Labor Party of America; Communist Party of America; United Communist Party of America; Communist Party USA; CLP; CPA; UCP; CPUSA; Communism -- United States; Radicalism -- United States; Socialism -- United States; Socialism; Communism; Marxism; Radicalism; Alfred Wagenknecht; Robert Minor; Jack Carney; L.E. Katterfeld; Max Bedacht
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